Medieval Knight with a sinister stare….Can’t see no eyes, can see the impressive armour, when the iron knight is slowly approaching towards me, I can feel something of the fear that must be there when you entering the battle field….and your opponent is staring at you like this.

Although I know who is wearing the harness still…I better get out of there before being crushed!

Sinister means the following:

In heraldry, the side of an escutcheon or coat of arms that is to the left of the bearer (opposed to dexter)
In the Middle Ages it was believed that when a person was writing with their left hand they were possessed by the Devil. (This was uncommon, particularly as there were fewer literate people). Left-handed people were therefore considered to be evil. Hence, the most common present-day meanings:
Threatening or portending evil, harm, or trouble; ominous: a sinister remark
Bad, evil, base, or wicked; fell: his sinister purposes
Unfortunate; disastrous; unfavorable: a sinister accident
Comes from the Latin Sinistra meaning lefthand
: source Wikipedia.

Actually I don’t know if he is lefthanded :)

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Comments

  • Norma-jean Morrison
    Norma-jean Mor...over 3 years ago

    well my friend this is an excellent capture ….love all of this series and your write about it all, all love always Normaje

  • Thank you Normaje happy you like the capture and the writing my friend… I think it’s my curiosity when using a word, wherethat word is originally from…and sometimes it’s matching so much with it’s history :) ta very!

    – patjila

  • Raymond Kerr
    Raymond Kerrover 3 years ago

    Fantastic capture ..

  • Thanks so much Ray! Happy you like it when I join an event then sometimes I feel lice alice in Wonderland :)) x

    – patjila

  • Berns
    Bernsover 3 years ago

    Brilliant!

  • Huge thanks Berns for your lovely compliment and your time highly appriciated! x

    – patjila

  • JUSTART
    JUSTARTover 3 years ago

    great shot

  • Thank you so much Sylvia!

    – patjila

  • Robin Brown
    Robin Brownover 3 years ago

    Hey little sinister what have you done hey little sinister whose the only one ? It’s a nice day to tag this wee cracker but now I’’ve got run !

  • :))) Helloooo thanks lots Robbs I’m so busy so sorry for my late reply! Run Forest run XD I run alooooong xx

    – patjila

  • Charmiene Maxwell-batten
    Charmiene Maxw...over 3 years ago

    great capture!!!

  • Charmine so kind of you and thank you lots! A bit late but forgive me please!

    – patjila

  • Sunchia
    Sunchiaover 3 years ago

    You captured the intensity, great photograph.

  • The feeling was intensely too though I knew the guy innit :) Thank you so much Raphael!

    – patjila

  • paintingsheep
    paintingsheepover 3 years ago

    Aah…but maybe he’s smiling on the INside!!

  • He he Gina I guess he grinns for sure when I was withdrawing XD

    – patjila

  • RobynLee
    RobynLeeover 3 years ago

  • Ta very Robyn for the feature delighted with it!

    – patjila

  • strawberries
    strawberriesover 3 years ago

    wicked shot

  • Thanks so much Strawberries :)

    – patjila

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